Welcome to the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation (NCMF)

The NCMF directly supports the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM), the first public museum in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Located adjacent to the National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, the NCM houses a priceless collection of artifacts that represent our Nation's history in code making and code breaking. The world class library in the NCM provides visitors an unprecedented opportunity to study works on Cryptology from the very rare to contemporary. The NCMF is also leading the effort to build a new Cyber Center for Education and Innovation ~ Home of the National Cryptologic Museum.

Learn about the joint mission of the NCMF & NCM, and the ways in which the NCMF supports the Museum HERE. Thank you for visiting!



  • Register now to hear Stephen Budiansky on 29 March

  • Register now for the 2017 Crypto Cup!

  • Register early for the 25 May Schorreck Lecture

  • An interactive & fun way to explore the Museum!

  • New in Cryptologic Bytes -Payne Harrison & the Crypto-Thriller!

  • NCMF honors the AFIO's Elizabeth Bancroft at a special lunch...

  • UMUC Students' CyberSecurity Road Trip Starts at NCM!

  • "Necessity to Invention" - the latest Cryptologic Treasures exhibit

  • Honoring the memory of Linc Faurer

  • The Enigma exhibit gets a major facelift!

  • Ann Caracristi estate presents $100k to CCEI/NCM

  • NCMF online community shares book suggestions

  • Mozilla introduces a fun way to learn about ciphers....

  • New Docents Needed at NCM - How About YOU?

  • More & more students & educators share about their NCM visit on social media.

  • Explore the NCMF's rare & interesting Acquisitions.....

  • National Cryptologic Museum Reviewed in "The New York Times"

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